Julianne Dowling Backed by MYOB founder Craig Winkler, New Zealand accounting software provider Xero is launching in Australia against his old company.
With the new financial year fast approaching, the federal government is reminding low-paid workers they will get a pay rise from July 1.
Max Newnham The new financial year is a good chance to review your business, including the work of your accountant.
David Wilson The carbon tax could reportedly drive power bills up by 20 per cent. Here's 10 tips to help slash energy costs in your small business.
Jane Lee and Max Mason A struggling company that provided extended warranties for Myer and Big W is under the regulators' spotlight, amid claims from former staff that it has failed to pay wages since the first week of...
Max Newnham When you run a small business you can potentially be subject to countless state and federal taxes.
Christopher Niesche Six low-cost tips from marketing experts on how to raise your business’ profile.
Clancy Yeates Small business owners would receive extra support worth up to $300 million a year under a new proposal from the Greens.
Max Newnham We're opening a cafe in a few weeks' time. How can we maximise our tax claims?
Michael Evans The Mark Bouris-chaired technology company TZ has slashed its workforce as part of cost cuts to avoid a cash crunch.
Max Newnham If you're continuing to work full-time while starting a new business, beware of the tax implications.
Adam Cooper The ACCC is warning small businesses to justify prices if they use the carbon tax to rort customers.
Transparency is important in avoiding feuds in a family-run business, says Family Business Australia chief Philippa Taylor.
Annette Sampson Another financial year done and dusted. Well, almost. With a little more than four weeks to go until June 30, it is high time to get in some last-minute tax planning.
Clay Lucas The national minimum wage for Australia's 1.4 million lowest paid workers should be raised by $17.10 a week, Fair Work Australia has said.
A leading business group has urged the big banks to pass on a cut in the official interest rate to their borrowers in full.
Steering your fleet towards the right policy can be tricky, but here's some advice to smooth the way, writes Marcella Bidinost.
Workers' compensation insurance: if you aren't safe, you'll be sorry, writes Alexandra Cain.
Tony Featherstone Picture this: a family-owned retailer has a $40-million bank loan. The founder has had a good relationship with his banker for years, watched footy with him, and met the bank’s CEO at functions.
Max Newnham Tax return time is approaching, so make sure you don't land yourself with a large bill.